Students are legally allowed to work up to 19.5 hours per week during the semester and full-
time during the holiday period.
Minimum wage and working hours: -
The minimum gross wage is €9.61 per hour which translates to €1,457.52 per month.
Work Permit –
Students graduating with Masters Qualification may apply for a temporary residence authorisation, valid for 12 months beyond the date of expiration of the student’s residency permit, and non-renewable.
Extension of Work Visa –
During that 12 months period if the students finds a job relevant to his/her study/qualification and as long as the wage is at least equivalent to 1.5 times the SMIC (minimum legal wage), the student applies for status change which is Employer Sponsored Visa which could be from 1 to 3 years depending on the employer and your job position on the offer letter.